- Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, as outspoken Muslim, says she didn't visit US for years after 9/11
- Now she says she will stay away because of pride and prejudice
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is a British columnist and author. She has written extensively on immigration and multiculturalism. The opinions in this article belong to the writer.
(CNN)My best friend is, like me, a Shia Muslim who wears her faith lightly. She is a doctor in Pittsburgh. I visited her in October.